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Israel Abrahams
b. November 26, 1858 – d. October 6, 1925 • Scholar
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Abrahams, Israel
Abrahams, Israel (1858–1925), Rabbinic scholar. Educated at University College, London, he was appointed reader in Talmudic and Rabbinic literature at Cambridge in 1902. He became prominent as a leader of ‘Liberal Judaism’. In his later years he applied himself esp. to the study of Christian origins